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(2010- 2011) Placings in the Newsday School Journalism Awards

Judges’ names are next to each category

1 - News Writing Monica Quintanilla / Carrie Mason-Draffen


First place East Meadow, The Jet Gazette, “EMHS Jazz Ensemble…”
Second place Stony Brook University, The Statesman, “Hand College Quarantined”
Third place Calhoun H.S., Hoofbeats, “Arson Attacks”

2 - Feature Writing Shawna VanNess


First place Stony Brook University, Statesman, “World War SBU”
Second place Shoreham-Wading River, Wildcat Pause, “Teens & Media”
Third place Calhoun High School, Hoofbeats, “Adopting to a New Culture”

3 - Commentary Rita Ciolli


First place Hewlett H.S., Spectrum, “Going Gaga”
Second place Calhoun H.S., Hoofbeats, “Stuttering Not Stumbling”
Third place Lynbrook H.S., Horizon, “Stop the Sag”

4 - Sports Todd Sommers


First place Stony Brook University, The Statesman, “For Women’s Rugby”
Second place Rocky Point, Eagle’s Eye, “Committee Debates Cheerleading’s Future”
Third place Shoreham Wading River H.S., Wildcat Pause, “Bros: Stringing New Style”

5 - Local News/History Kathy Drouin


First place Commack H.S., Courant, “Bob Costas”
Second place Smithtown H.S. East, Matador, “East Says Farewell to a Legend”
Third place Lynbrook H.S., Horizon, “Class Night History”

6 - Editorial Cartoon Walt Handelsman


First place: East Islip H.S., Broadcaster, “Editorial Cartoon”
Second place: Hewlett H.S., Spectrum, “Browsing for Trouble”
Third place: New Hyde Park Memorial H.S., The Chariot, “Congressional Congestion”

7 - Photography John Keating (Rebecca Cooney)


First place Calhoun H.S., Hoofbeats, “Photography”
Second place Westhampton Beach H.S., The Hurricane Eye, “Nov. 2010 Complete Issue”
Third place Smithtown H.S. West, The Bull’s Eye, “Photography”

8 - Typography & Layout Seth Mates


First place Shoreham-Wading River, Wildcat Pause
Second place Mattituck Jr-Sr. High School, Mattitalk
Third place Commack High School, Courant

9 - Middle School Overall Matthew Chayes


First place East Hampton M.S., Bonac Times
Second place Carle Place M.S., The Path
Third place Weber Middle School, Spartan Times